Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Jorge De La Rosa vs. Martin Perez
The Colorado Rockies visit Globe Life Park on Wednesday to play the Texas Rangers. The probable starters are Jorge De La Rosa for the Rockies and Martin Perez for the Rangers. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado at +133 and Texas at -143. The over/under was set at 10. The Rockies have a 51-58-3 over/under record and a 61-51-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 55% of the time. The Rangers are 62-51-0 against the run line and have a 55-52-6 over/under record. They cover the spread 55% of the time.
The Rockies head into this matchup with a 55-57 record, including 27-29 on the road. Starting pitcher Jorge De La Rosa has a 7-7 record with an earned run average of 5.24 and a WHIP of 1.57. He has 71 strikeouts over his 91 innings pitched and he has given up 101 hits so far this season. He has allowed 10 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.87. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 4.82 and they have given up 375 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the bullpen while being struck out 310 times and walking 128 times this season. As a team, Colorado has allowed 9.49 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.34 batters per nine. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.78. The Rockies pitchers have collectively given up 1,043 base hits and 525 earned runs. They have allowed 114 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 359 batters and struck out 807. They walk 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.42 and their FIP as a unit is 4.21.
As a team, Colorado is batting .272, good for 3rd in the league while putting together a .240 average away from home. The Rockies hold a .452 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336 which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 3rd in baseball with 9.34 hits per game. Nolan Arenado comes into this game hitting .285 and his on-base percentage is at .355. He has 122 hits this season along with 81 runs scored and 89 runs batted in. He's struck out 65 times and has walked 46 times. Carlos Gonzalez is hitting .321 and he has an on-base percentage of .371. He has totaled 133 hits so far while scoring 72 runs and he's driven in 76. He has walked 33 times and has struck out 95 times. The Rockies have 1,047 hits, including 219 doubles and 140 home runs. They've stolen 50 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 29 times. Colorado has walked 356 times this season and they've struck out 914 times as a unit. They've left 749 men on base and have a team OPS of .789. They score 5.2 runs per contest and have scored a total of 582 runs so far this year.
Texas comes into this matchup with a 34-17 home record and a 66-47 overall mark. With an earned run average of 4.33, Martin Perez has a 7-8 record and a 1.45 WHIP. He has 67 strikeouts over the 139.1 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 144 hits. He has allowed 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.68. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.70 and they have given up 379 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .271 against the Rangers bullpen while being struck out 279 times and walking 124 times this season. As a team, Texas has allowed 9.04 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.75 batters per nine. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.30. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,010 base knocks and 481 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 145 home runs this year and they give up 1.3 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Texas as a staff has walked 368 hitters and struck out 755. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 6.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.72.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 8th in the league while putting together a .281 average at home. The Rangers hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320 which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 10th in baseball with 8.96 hits per contest. Nomar Mazara comes into this matchup batting .281 and he has an OBP of .334. He has 106 hits this year along with 43 runs scored and 43 RBI. He's struck out 72 times and has walked on 29 occasions. Ian Desmond is hitting .291 and he has an OBP of .342. He has collected 129 hits so far while he's scored 77 runs and drove in 66. He has earned a walk 32 times and has punched out 121 times. The Rangers as a unit have 1,012 base hits, including 179 doubles and 144 homers. They have 65 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 26 times. Texas as a team has walked 290 times this year and they have struck out 848 times. They've had 706 men left on base and have an OPS of .750. They score 4.65 runs per game and have totaled 525 runs so far this season.
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 51-58-3 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 61-51-0 against the run line so far this season
Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 55-52-6 against the over/under so far this season
The Texas Rangers are 62-51-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
08/09/16 RF Carlos Gonzalez Ankle is downgraded to doubtful Tuesday vs. Texas Rangers
08/02/16 SS Trevor Story Thumb 15-day DL (8/2), out for season
07/27/16 P Jason Motte Rotator Cuff 15-day DL (7/26)
07/23/16 P Chad Qualls Illness 15-day DL (7/16)
07/06/16 P Justin Miller Oblique 15-day DL (7/3)
04/04/16 P Jairo Diaz Elbow 60-day DL (3/25), out for season
08/09/16 RF Carlos Beltran Quad is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs. Colorado Rockies
07/20/16 DH Prince Fielder Neck 15-day DL (7/19), out for season
06/26/16 P Colby Lewis Back 60-day DL (6/22)
06/22/16 P Derek Holland Shoulder 60-day DL (6/21)
05/28/16 P Tanner Scheppers Knee 60-day DL (3/25)
05/24/16 CF Drew Stubbs Toe 60-day DL (5/23)
04/04/16 RF Josh Hamilton Knee 60-day DL (3/25)
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies
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